It’s alarming to see this photo taken in August by NASA astronauts on the International Space Station, which shows multiple fires raging in South America’s Amazon rainforest, where for years farmers have been burning down trees to clear land.
Prediction for the Amazon Fire
NASA scientists say that climate conditions are more important for the occurrence of fires in the Amazon that deforestation.
Amazon fire risk on the rise, says NASA
The Amazon rainforest is facing a higher risk of fires this dry season, warns a fire prediction system developed by researchers using NASA and NOAA data.